The Law Office Of Harvey F Siegel
88 West Utica Street· Buffalo, New York 14209
Call us today: (716) 883-4800
Siegel

Buffalo DWI Defense Lawyer Working For You!

New York state takes DWI offenses very seriously. Negative consequences that can stem from a DWI conviction include loss of your driver’s license, large fines, a prison sentence, loss of your vehicle, an ignition lock placed on your car, huge hike in insurance rates, and loss of ability to travel to places such as Canada.

It is important that in this crucial moment in your life you get affordable, strong DWI defense that will mitigate the possible damage to your future as much as possible. The Law Office of Harvey Siegel is an experienced law firm that has defended many clients successfully from DWI charges in Buffalo and Western New York courts.

Due to the seriousness of a DWI charge it is important that you do not delay in calling the Law Office of Harvey Siegel today. Every moment you delay will give us less time to discuss the facts of your case and to prepare the best legal defense for you. Let our experience with New York State DWI laws and local Buffalo courts be your ally. You can reach us at our office in downtown Buffalo, NY at (716) 883-4800.

 

                                          Violation Mandatory       Fine  Maximum Incarceration Mandatory  Driver                License Action 
Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (A-DWI) $1,000 - $2,500 1 year Revoked for at least one year
Second A-DWI in 10 years  (E felony) $1,000 - $5,000 4 years Revoked for at least 18 months
Third A-DWI in 10 years    m (D felony) $2,000 - $10,000 7 years Revoked for at least 18 months
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving While Impaired by a Drug (DWAI-Drug) $500 - $1,000 1 year DWI-Revoked for at least six months
DWAI-Drugs - Suspended for at least six months
Second DWI/DWAI-Drug violation in 10 years (E felony) $1,000 - $5,000 4 years Revoked for at least one year
Third DWI/DWAI-Drug violation in 10 years (D felony) $2,000 - $10,000 7 years Revoked for at least one year
Driving While Ability Impaired by a Combination of Alcohol/Drugs (DWAI-Combination) $500 - $1,000 1 year Revoked for at least six months
Second DWAI/Combination in 10 years (E felony) $1,000 - $5,000 4 years Revoked for at least one year/18 months
Third DWAI/Combination in 10 years (D felony) $2,000 - $10,000 7 years Revoked for at least one year/18 months
Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol (DWAI) $300 - $500 15 days Suspended for 90 days
Second DWAI violation in 5 years $500 - $750 30 days Revoked for at least six months
Third or subsequent DWAI within 10 years (Misdemeanor) $750 - $1,500 180 days Revoked for at least six months
Zero Tolerance Law $125 civil penalty and $100 fee to terminate suspension None Suspended for six months
Second Zero Tolerance Law $125 civil penalty and $100 re-application fee None Revoked for one year or until age 21
Chemical Test Refusal $500 civil penalty ($550 for commercial drivers) None Revoked for at least one year, 18 months for commercial drivers.
Chemical Test Refusal within five years of a previous DWI-related charge/Chemical Test Refusal $750 civil penalty None Revoked for at least 18 months, one-year or until age 21 for drivers under age 21, permanent CDL revocation for commercial drivers.
Chemical Test Refusal  $300 civil penalty and $100 re-application fee None Revoked for at least one year.
 
Chemical Test Refusal $750 civil penalty and $100 re-application fee None Revoked for at least one year.
Driving Under the Influence  (Out-of-State) N/A N/A Revoked for at least 90 days. If less than 21 years of age, revoked at least one year.
Driving Under the Influence  (Out-of State) with any previous alcohol-drug violation N/A N/A Revoked for at least 90 days (longer term with certain prior offenses). If less than 21 years of age, revoked at least one year or until age 21 (longest term).

 

New York DWI Resources:

New York State DWI FAQ,

New York’s Leandra’s Law (Ignition switch for DWI convictions)

New York’s Drinking Driver Program

WNED Radio
"You and the Law"



***ATTORNEY ADVERTISEMENT ***
The Information obtained from this website is not intended as a substitution for legal counsel or advise. You should consult with an attorney regarding your case. Some of the images presented in this website are stock photographs.
Website Design and Marketing By: Scout Buffalo Web Design